Individual mentoring, providing career guidance and crisis counseling are just three of the many responsibilities school guidance counselors take on during their jobs.
The education system looks different than it did just a few years ago, especially in Hall County schools.
Hundreds of Hall County high school juniors and seniors already have a jump-start on their future careers.
Workforce readiness. Access to education. Partnerships and collaborations within communities and the region.
Thousands of visitors are expected in Hall County this weekend for the 16th annual Petit Le Mans road race.
New pretests were administered for the first time this year in public schools after local officials developed the materials over the summer.
Students at Sugar Hill Elementary School received one sweet treat and one special visitor Thursday.
A team of Brazilian educators has landed in Hall County. Neliany de Campos Manhaes Marinho of Rio de Janeiro and Quiteria Alves Calado de Melo of Alagoas will spend the next two weeks in Georgia, hosted by Hall County Schools and the World Language Academy. "We're loving it," de Campos Manhaes Marinho said in Portuguese through a translator. "We haven't been here before, and it's just amazing." They said the only cultural difference in their ...
Principal William Campbell stood outside early Wednesday morning in his suit and hat, waving at cars parading slowly in front of Fair Street School as parents dropped off their children.
Two public school teachers have each received $1,000 from the New Teacher Assistance Grant program, sponsored by Georgia Power Co.
A proposed cross-country trail at the Gainesville High School campus would generate income, improve safety and generally benefit the student population.
University of North Georgia officials are forming a committee to outline what the institution will look like five years from now.
The Hall County Board of Education is looking at how to entice current teachers and coaches in the system to earn their commercial driver's license.
One more step has been taken to turn Cherokee Bluffs Park from a dream into reality. Hall County commissioners have authorized Hayes, James & Associates to proceed with infrastructure design of the park in the southern portion of the county. Commission Chairman Richard Mecum said this will help determine what's in the area. "We're asking for some drawings to be made up, (to) kind of give us some idea of what's in the park," Mecum ...
"Ladies and gentlemen, we are home." As Fair Street School Principal William Campbell spoke those words, sun broke through the clouds as hundreds gathered in front of the new building Sunday. The former Fair Street building, which opened in 1936, was torn down two years ago to make way for the new, state-of-the-art building. In the meantime, students have been housed at Wood's Mill Academy. When they return from fall break Wednesday, they will be ...
Both Hall County and Gainesville schools saw four-year graduation rates increase in 2013, continuing an upward trend from 2011.
The way the state rates schools will change somewhat this year, focusing more on student progress and less on one-time achievement.
Students across Hall County are learning how to code this week and, as a result, have made a little extra cash.
The future of a proposed large development remains uncertain until Hall County commissioners have a clearer understanding of how the wastewater will be handled.
Initial steps are being taken toward building a new correctional institute in Hall County.
Positions in manufacturing are consistent as the market grows, but employer demands seem to be outpacing employee skills.
Life as an American student is significantly different for French exchange student Arthur Schouteeten.
A revised set of design guidelines for Gainesville's historic districts separates residential-style buildings used as homes from those occupied by businesses.
A male victim has been flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after being run over by a vehicle.
A statewide video competition has inspired local high school students to share the message that when it comes to underage drinking, most people are just saying "no."
One week after the coldest Thanksgiving since the early 1900s, temperatures continue to break records - in the other extreme.
"Go Big Red!"
Two male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a threatening note found in a Gainesville High School boys restroom.
Construction is continuing on schedule for Hall County's two new fire stations, though the recent rainy weather is slowing things down just a tad.
Middle and high school girls heard a special presentation Wednesday about the importance of self-respect and setting goals.